Required for Master of Public Health (MPH) students in Community Health Sciences, the field experience gives students firsthand experience within a health or health-related social service agency or community program in elements of planning, program implementation, evaluation; and/or policy formulation, implementation and analysis.
"During my 11-week internship, I learned more about the intersection of public health and technology and the many avenues in which health promotion efforts are executed, adding to my excitement of pursuing a career in the public health field after completing my MPH degree in Community Health Sciences."
Jasmine Smith, MPH '13
The Spring/Summer 2015 Newsletter is now available! In this issue:
Alumni Profile: Jennifer Lee, PhD, is Global Hope Network International’s National Director for Indonesia
Alumni Honors: Doris Browne, MD, MPH and Nancy Halpern Ibrahim, MPH were recognized for their service to the community
Read the full publication: https://prezi.com/nzosrynd45ci/view
PhD Candidate Elizabeth Evans was an invited speaker for a HuffPost Live discussion addressing Hillary Clinton's $10B plan to fight addiction.
D. Imelda Padillo-Frausto, CHS PhD student and Graduate Student Researcher at UCLA CHPR was featured in their recent interview, "Three Questions for the Expert". Her recent study found that 772,000 California seniors are struggling to make ends meet. In the brief interview, Padilla-Frausto discusses how changes to a household can make it more vulnerable, the hardest-hit among the hidden poor, and the importance of supplementing Social Security.